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One entry found for laundry.
Main Entry: launĚdry
Pronunciation: primarystresslodotn-dremacron, primarystresslän-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -dries
Etymology: from an obsolete word launder (noun) "one who washes clothes," derived from early French lavandier (or lavandiere) "a man (or woman) who washes clothes," from Latin lavandus "needing to be washed," from lavare "to wash" --related to LAVATORY, LAVISH, LOTION
1 : clothes or linens that have been or are to be laundered
2 : a place where laundering is done

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